Burbank in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Burbank Branch Railroad
Many hard-working and conscientious people were involved in building and maintaining the railroad. The duty of a trackwalker was to examine the condition of the tracks and to keep them safe for the traveling public. This trackwalker carries a lantern and tools - his gaze watchful and protective. In honor of this period of Burbank history, the sculpture uses a section of original railroad track with metal spikes to hold
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 34° 10.762′ N, 118° 19.475′ W. Marker is in Burbank, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Chandler Boulevard west of Mariposa Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1305 W Chandler Blvd, Burbank CA 91506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockheed F-104 Starfighter (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burbank Post Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); Story Hardware (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burbank City Hall (approx. one mile away); Burbank's First City Hall (approx. one mile away); Johnny Carson Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Portal of the Folded Wings (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sunset Canyon Country Club Gate (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burbank.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 9, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.